To create a user account you must consent to provide the City of Hamilton with a:
- valid email address.
- valid and eligible street address.
This information is mandatory and allows the City of Hamilton to create, manage and protect your account.
With regard to your account, you agree to:
- be added to the goldboxhamilton.ca email subscriber list.
- keep your information up-to-date.
- keep your password secret.
- notify the City of Hamilton of any unauthorized use immediately.
- log out at the end of each session.
All content, including photos, videos, stories or comments posted on the goldboxhamilton.ca blog must exclusively focus on recycling experience in Hamilton, must be true, and must be written in English.
You are responsible for the content that you publish on the site. You must have all intellectual property rights and necessary consent from persons in your photos or videos prior to posting them on the site.
Your user name, avatar and any content, including photos, videos, stories and comments as well as any changes thereto are filtered by the City of Hamilton prior to posting on the goldboxhamilton.ca blog.
The City of Hamilton reserves the right to delete inappropriate content, including pornographic, racist or violent content or any content that has no connection with the site objectives at any time.
The City of Hamilton takes all reasonable measures to filter content within three (3) business days.
If you notice that content published on the site is inappropriate or does not comply with the Terms and Conditions, please file a report with the City of Hamilton by contacting the website administrator.
To report copyright infringement or breach of privacy, please contact the City of Hamilton by contacting the website administrator.
The City of Hamilton reserves the right to delete any content that has been reported.
The goldboxhamilton.ca website and content are hosted by the City of Hamilton and other partners where applicable.
By publishing content, including photos, videos, stories or comments on the goldboxhamilton.ca blog, you hereby grant the City of Hamilton, free of charge, a non-exclusive and non-transferable worldwide license authorizing the reproduction and communication to the public by telecommunication of the content for use on the site. The copyright license terminates with the deletion of the said content.
Moreover, despite the non-transferable nature of the license, the content that you publish on the site may require a sub-license for reproduction and communication to the public by telecommunication to enable the City of Hamilton to use partners where necessary and allow them to host the content.
You guarantee the City of Hamilton that you have all the necessary rights to publish the content on the site and grant this license to the City of Hamilton. You also guarantee the City of Hamilton that all content published does not violate other people’s rights or the Terms and Conditions.
You can have your account deleted by requesting it to be deleted by the website administrator, by clicking on the contact website administrator button. You may also have any content that you have posted on the site at any time by contacting the website administrator. The website administrator will review your request and take appropriate action within 72 hours.
Deleting a user account or content is final with no option of recovery. Deleting an account leads to the automatic deletion of all photos, videos, stories and comments published by the account user and, where applicable, of elements that are associated with the account, including other users’ votes and comments.
The City of Hamilton reserves the right to delete user accounts that violate the Terms and Conditions. It may also delete accounts for administrative or security reasons or if the accounts are inactive.
The City of Hamilton reserves the right to temporarily suspend or terminate the operation of the goldboxhamilton.ca blog in whole or in part.
The site is not a service for hosting or storing your personal photos, videos or stories. You must therefore store your original files, including photos and videos, on another archival format as they cannot be retrieved or downloaded from the site.
The City of Hamilton is not liable for any damage you may sustain from the use or non-availability of the site.
The City of Hamilton reserves the right to modify the Terms and Conditions at any time.
The site and site use will be governed in accordance with the laws of the province of Ontario. All disputes in connection with the site shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the province of Ontario.